GenreBiography, Drama Running time1h 46m CountryFrance
Release date1938 (1938) Based onAdrienne Lecouvreur
by Eugene Scribe and Ernest Legouve WriterJean-Georges Auriol (screenplay), Marcel LHerbier (adaptation), Ernest Legouve (play), Francois Porche (dialogue), Eugene Scribe (play) Story byEugene Scribe, Ernest Legouve CastYvonne Printemps, Pierre Fresnay, Junie Astor, Jean Worms (Le duc de Chaumont) Similar moviesPierre Fresnay and Yvonne Printemps appear in Adrienne Lecouvreur and La Valse de Paris
Adrienne Lecouvreur is a 1938 French-German biographical film directed by Marcel L'Herbier and starring Yvonne Printemps, Pierre Fresnay and Junie Astor. The film was a co-production between the two countries, and was made at UFA's Berlin Studios. It was based on the 1849 play Adrienne Lecouvreur by Eugène Scribe and Ernest Legouvé about the life of the eighteenth century actress Adrienne Lecouvreur.